05 May 2008

Robots for Surgery ~ Medical Innovation in O.R.

Good survey article in the New York Times this weekend entitled Prepping Robots for the O.R. discussing this growing $1 Billion segment of the medical devices sector. The author, Barnaby Feder, spotlights several companies including ones founded by Dr Frederic Moll, such as Intuitive Surgical and Hansen Medical. Of course, the startup end of the business spectrum is especially exciting with newcos like Restoration robotics in the mix. One company the article didn't mention is very early days, the MIT spinoff Robopsy...

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